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Brazil: Leniency Deal with Builder in Corruption Probes

  Brazil's antitrust regulator CADE and federal prosecutors signed a leniency deal on Friday with engineering company Camargo Correa aimed at obtaining evidence

DHS, Postal Service to Dedicate USCG Forever Stamp

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Postal Service leaders are scheduled to dedicate the United States Coast Guard Forever stamp during a ceremony Tuesday at Coast Guard Headquarters.

South China Sea Hotline in the Works

China and Southeast Asian nations have agreed to set up a foreign ministers' hotline to tackle emergencies in the disputed South China Sea, a senior official of

Exxon Q2 Profit Slips on Low Prices

Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, on Friday reported a 52 percent slide in second-quarter profit as tumbling crude oil prices weighed on results.

Three Rescued on Lake Tahoe

The Coast Guard and multiple agencies rescued three people Wednesday evening after they were reported missing on Lake Tahoe. At 9:45 p.m., Coast Guard Sector

AEU Presents Safety Awards

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) presented its 2014 Safety Awards at the annual American Longshore Mutual Association, Ltd. (ALMA) Conference on July 19, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla.

USMMAA Names Kumar as Honorary Alumnus

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association and Foundation Board of Directors voted on June 16, 2015 to award the title of Honorary Alumnus to USMMA Academic Dean, Shashi N.

Hapag-Lloyd Names Haeser Next CCO

Container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd AG’s supervisory board has appointed Thorsten Haeser as a new executive board member in charge of Hapag-Lloyd’s global sales

Activists Block Shell's Arctic Drilling Quest

Greenpeace protestors dangling from a bridge on Thursday in Portland, Oregon, halted an icebreaker that Royal Dutch Shell needs in northern Alaska before it can

Legislation Introduced to Lift Cuba Embargo

A new piece of legislation, the Cuba Trade Act of 2015, was introduced in Congress Tuesday that aims to lift the Cuba embargo and allow for U.S. businesses in the

MTM Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Contract With Eni

MTM, a fully owned subsidiary of Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc., through its CUBOGAS brand of compressed natural gas (CNG) compressors and systems for vehicle refueling,

Asia LNG Output a Mismatch for Regas Capacity

What could go wrong for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Asia to derail the current consensus of strongly rising demand being met by supply that is increasing even

Redesigned LaGuardia Airport to Include Ferry Terminal

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Delta Air Lines are set to overhaul New York’s notoriously outdated and publically criticized LaGuardia Airport,

Aqueos Adds Manager for Special Projects

Aqueos Corporation, a provider of subsea services to the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Coast, has appointed Jason Brink to the position of Project Manager-Special Projects, the company announced today.

Long Beach Harbor Commission Elects Officers

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners elected Lori Ann Farrell Harrison as its new Board President on Monday.   The five-member Harbor Commission, which oversees the Port of Long Beach,

Oregon Bridge Danglers Hope to Delay Shell's Arctic Drilling

Protestors rappelled off a bridge in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday hoping to delay Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic oil exploration this summer by blocking the return

DSM Dyneema Names President’s Successor

Gerard de Reuver has elected to step down as President of DSM Dyneema on August 1, 2015 after five years in the post, the company announced today. He will be succeeded by Golnar Motahari Pour,

Philippines Mulls Massive Military Spend

Philippine generals on Wednesday asked Congress to almost triple annual defence spending over the next five years to upgrade equipment amid an escalating marine dispute with giant neighbour China.

NYK Vessel Rescues 336 in the Mediterranean

  On July 14, Hermes Leader, a car carrier operated by NYK Line, rescued 336 people in the Mediterranean Sea. On July 14, the vessel received an emergency

'Kayaktivists' to Launch Blockade of Shell Icebreaker

 A small group of protesters and activists are gathering at the Cathedral Park boat ramp in Portland, preparing to stay for a 24-hour vigil as they wait for Royal Dutch Shell Oil's icebreaker ship,

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